ERIC Number: EJ411036
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Model for an Undergraduate Physics Problem.
Priest, Joseph; Griffing, David F.
Physics Teacher, v28 n4 p210-13 Apr 1990
Describes an exercise designed for an introductory level calculus-based physics class. Presents a problem on why a rod dipped in water is stable when it is oriented at an angle with the vertical. Discusses qualitative understanding, mechanical understanding using equations, and experimental verification of the problem. (YP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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